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Back the Bearcats 5K and 1-mile Family Fun Run/Walk

February 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/05/2014 - 8:00am

Bearcat Bootcamp is hosting the Back the Bearcats 5K and 1-mile Family Fun Run/Walk Saturday, April 5 in Aledo.
In conjunction with the Aledo Athletic Booster Club, the goal is to make the Back the Bearcats 5K a premier annual event. It will feature a one-mile walk/run and 5K race beginning on the Aledo High School track, continuing around Aledo High School and finishing at the stadium.
The fun run begins at 8:30 and the 5K at 9.
Following the race will be Bearcat festivities, vendor booths and an awards ceremony.

Clark Gardens Spring Festival

February 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Mar 30 2014 .
Sat, 03/29/2014 - 10:30am
Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:30am

An exciting musical line-up for Clark Gardens 2014 Spring Festival March 29-30, has been announced, with Texas singer/songwriters performing on two stages.
Kicking off the festival Saturday, March 29 at 10:30 a.m. will be Theodore Henning and Dene Colwill. Henning, a Fort Worth based singer/songwriter, combines folk, country, blues and bluegrass. His latest album release "Texas Roadhouse Blues" (H & H Records) comes straight from his love of Texas with a clever collection of bluebonnet songs written by Henning, Jean Cathryn, and several other Texans. Dene Colwill, country music singer and guitarist, has been playing guitar since he was 8. He is self-taught and tries to make every song his own.
Headlining the two stages at 1 p.m. Saturday are The Southern Heritage Band and Colt Buckelew & The Crossroads. The Southern Heritage Band has been playing together more than 10 years and has been nominated for many awards. Nominations include "Entertainer of the Year," "Club Band of the Year," and "Female Artist of the Year" by the Terry Association. Having opened for The Eli Young Band, Randy Rogers Band, Eddie Raven, and Terry Fader (America's Got Talent Winner) The Southern Heritage Band is an energetic group that plays a wide variety of music, including oldies, rock, standards, blues and country creating great music for dancing and entertainment.

Young Business Leaders

February 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/25/2014 - 4:30pm

Calling all Young Business Leaders to the After Hours Mixer Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 4:30-6 p.m. at Copper Creek. Come enjoy light appetizers and a cash bar while getting to know the other young business leaders in the area.
The February After Hours Mixer is a great time for new prospective members to attend. Along with a great opportunity to meet other Young Business Professionals, all attendees who participate in networking will have a chance to win an iPad Mini.
The Young Business Leaders will have an activity each month, either a luncheon or an after hours mixer. Later in the year, there will be an opportunity to be a part of Leadership Weatherford. Come to this mixer to learn how to be involved and learn more about the community.
For more information on the Young Business Leaders committee please contact Peggy Hutton at 817/596-3801, and check the Weatherford Chamber calendar of events for this and other community events www.weatherford-chamber.com

Parkinson's Support Group of Tarrant Count

January 31, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Mon, 02/24/2014 - 1:30pm

Parkinson's Support Group of Tarrant County will meet on Monday Feb. 24, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the Broadway Baptist Church, Third Floor, 305 W. Broadway, Fort Worth. An informative program will be presented by Texas Cardiac Care concerning advance directives. Texas Cardiac Care will also provide snacks. For information call 817-275-1909 or visit PSGTC.Org.

Dining and Dancing in the Dark

January 30, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/08/2014 - 6:30pm

Dining and Dancing in the Dark, benefiting the Foundation Fighting Blindness, will be held at Fish Creek Restaurant in Willow Park Saturday, Feb. 8 from 6:30-11 p.m.
Tickets are $75 each or $400 for a reserved table of four. Seating is limited to 80 persons.
Call 817-929-2055 or email blessedgirliethorp@yahoo.com.

Parents Night Out

January 13, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Repeats every month on the third Friday until Fri May 16 2014 .
Fri, 01/17/2014 - 7:00pm
Fri, 02/21/2014 - 7:00pm
Fri, 03/21/2014 - 7:00pm
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 7:00pm
Fri, 05/16/2014 - 7:00pm

Impact Athletic Training Center will hold a Parents Night Out event from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on the third Friday of every month beginning Friday, Jan. 17. Activities include trampolines, tumbling, games, dancing and more. Concessions will be available.
The cost is $12. Children must be at least 4-years-old to participate.
For more information, call the Impact Athletic Training Center at 817-899-6681. The center is located at 1151B Underwood Rd in Aledo.

Lamplight Spaghetti Dinner

January 13, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/08/2014 - 4:00pm

The Millsap Neighborhood Home & Garden Club will be having a special Lamplight Spaghetti Dinner Feb. 8 between 4 and 8 p.m. at the Millsap Community Center in the 100 block of Fannin Street (also known as 113.) The cost is $7 and children under 5 are free. Dinner will include spaghetti with meat sauce or meatless sauce, salad, rolls, tea and coffee. There will be a Sweet Shoppe with home cooked desserts at great prices. There will also be a raffle drawing for five great prizes, all worth more than $50 each and you don't have to be present to win. The proceeds from the dinner, which will be cooked by the members of the Millsap Neighborhood Home & Garden Club, and the raffle tickets will go to help send Millsap children to college.

Benefit varmint hunt

January 6, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/25/2014 (All day)

The Painted Post Chapter of Legacy Outfitters announces its first Varmint Hunting Contest Jan. 25-26.
The event features 80 percent payback, with 20 percent benefiting the Painted Post Chapter of Legacy Outfitters, a Christian-based organization whose goal is to enrich the lives of men so they are better husbands, fathers, and community members.
“Hunting is allowed anywhere in the state of Texas that you have permission to hunt or on state land where varmint hunting is legal and you have the necessary permit and license,” event organizer Monty Mitchell said, adding that participants must have a valid Texas hunting license and follow all relevant laws.
Hunters in groups of up to four receive points for mountain lions, bobcats, coyotes, foxes, raccoons, and hogs. Prizes include a Remington 700 VSF 22-250 with a Vortex Viper scope and Wicked Lights marksman kit donated by Bargain Hunters Outdoors of Weatherford, as well as a bobcat mount donated by Backwoods Taxidermy in Mineral Wells.
The event also features special prizes for hunters younger than 17 and several optional side pots.
Mitchell encouraged hunters of all ages to sign up for the event. Non-hunting family members are invited to a free luncheon at the Palo Pinto County Sheriff’s Posse at weigh-in, set for noon Sunday, Jan. 26.

Parkinson's Support Group meets

January 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Mon, 01/27/2014 - 1:30pm

Parkinson's Support Group of Tarrant County will meet Monday Jan. 27 at 1:30 p.m. at the Broadway Baptist Church, Third Floor, 305 W. Broadway, Fort Worth. Donna Wilhite-Noyse, speech pathologist at Baylor Rehab, will discuss ways to assist Parkinson's patients with speech difficulties, presenting "BIG and LOUD" programs. Snacks provided by Synergy Homecare. Visitors are encouraged to attend and are welcome. For information call 817-275-1909 or visit PSGTC.Org.

Aledo Rotary Club organizing

January 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/07/2014 - 5:30pm

An organizational meeting for a Rotary Club in Aledo will be held Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Railhead Smokehouse BBQ, 120 S. Ranch House Rd. in Willow Park.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Cleburne at Aledo High School, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, December 19

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, A 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, Freshmen 6:30 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 8 p.m., *District Game

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

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